Julia Brumfield Diaries

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1918

Sunday, December  1, 1918

Sunday, December 1, 1918

A good day. Ben and Josie and Edna and Franklin went with Mrs Carr home. Fletcher Carr come to see his people to day.

Henry and I went to Marvins. Kate Harvey come there. We all eat dinner with Carrie. She had a nice dinner had cake and custard the first that I have seen this fall.

We are all reasonably well for which I want to feel thankful. There is so much sickness and sorrow in the country.

I never saw the like before and I am getting olde.

8 : oclock

Last edit about 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Thursday, December  5, 1918

Thursday, December 5, 1918

A good day. Ben and Owen got up corn until twelve then Ben helped rais a house for George Hutcherson. I went to Marvins. Kate Harvey was there. Carrie gave me some meat. Jim Power and Fletcher Carr is here to night also Charley Hutcherson.

Josie sewed. She made Ben a shirt.

Lucius Gravley come home from camp to stay we hope.

9 oclock

Last edit about 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield

1919

Tuesday, October 21, 1919

Tuesday, October 21, 1919

A cloudy day. No rain to do any good. The men folks plowed some. They say the land is so hard that they cant get it in order.

Two men come here trying to sell shares in a mine.

Mr Haynes come to look at the cattle. He bought two.

Dr Womack come to see the boys. He is seeking office so they did not get much done.

Ben went to Lees and got a few apples. Nellie made light rolls for supper. Mrs Car went home tonight. Fletcher Car come to see her this evening.

I went to Marvins a few minutes this evening. Carrie was working on a pretty coat for me. I hate to be a trouble to any one but cant help my self.

8 oclock

Last edit about 11 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield

1921

Friday August 26, 1921

Friday August 26, 1921

A clear day. Jim has worked on his tobacco all day trying to get it to yellow.

Ben went to Jim Powers this morning and brought Fletcher Car and family up here. He has 6 children. We have not bin lonesome today. This evening Nellie and Evylin come. I was glad that they come.

Carley[?] Harvey & Virginia Moses was married this morning at Gretna. Reese Smith carried Kate & Virginia Harvey to Gretna. Marvin and some others met at Richard Woodings and cut some tobacco for him. Ben & Henry helped some.

I am going to sleep in the hall to night.

Last edit about 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
Saturday August 27, 1921

Saturday August 27, 1921

A clear day. Jim fired his tobacco all day. Ben staid with Fletcher Car most of the day. Ben carried them to Mr Powers this evening. Josie and Mabel went with them.

Nellie went to the barn to stay a while. Evylin is hunting hair pins.

All of the rest of them have gone to bed.

Last edit over 10 years ago by Ben W. Brumfield
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